Mary Adkins is the director of Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy and a Master Legal Skills Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Professor Adkins has researched the history of the 1968 Florida Constitution and its revisions and in the summer of 2016 published the book Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New Constitution (University Press of Florida, 2016). She has presented on Florida Constitution revision at the University of South Florida, the University of Florida, Florida State University, Santa Fe College and Florida Coastal School of Law, as well as addressing historical, professional and community organizations around the state. She has conducted numerous oral history interviews of Florida legal, political and historical figures, is active in national legal writing organizations, and is the secretary of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society. Prior to joining UF Law Adkins worked in private practice. She earned her B.S.J., M.A., and J.D. from the University of Florida.
Mary Adkins discusses the 2017-2018 Constitution Revision Commission (CRC), the third of its kind in Florida history.
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